Predicting that the generals Trump was courting in the campaign would be great national leaders…was not a popular thing to say a while back. The idea was ridiculed because many were convinced the generals would be out of touch with America and even put forth military solutions before diplomatic ones.
The crazy idea that America should not fear the generals has turned out to be–
Not so crazy…
My previous example of George C Marshall as one of our best general-turned-civilian leaders still holds water.
Here SecDef Mattis shows to be the man I predicted.
We in the military and veteran community were never in doubt of his leadership.
Welcome to the obvious to the journalists and pundits just figuring this out.
#marshall #mattis #leadership